National Council of Negro Women: Babylon, NY, 1966. Item #5695
"The original African coiffure and fashion extravaganza designed to restore our racial pride and standards!"
An evening of life-affirming multimedia performances including traditional African dancing and music, modeling, theatre, and more, held at Belmont Lake Jr. High School. The National Council of Negro Women, which continues to the present day, is made up of hundreds of smaller chapters including the Suffolk Country group that created this flyer.
A celebration of local talent, and fundraising for the organization, directed by the mission statement to lead, empower, and advocate for women of African descent, their families, and their communities; a superb artifact of Black community activism, joy, and pride.